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Windows Using Wrong Display Driver

I'm having a problem with my Windows 10 Asus laptop. I think a recent Windows update might have caused a bit of a problem. Previously, before the update, I was using an Intel Display Driver. However, ...
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After a good 4 months of W10, it has just started to restore to previous version. Why?

So I have been happily using W10 Home on my laptop for around 4 months and today I simply started it up, to find out a very warm christmasy welcome message saying "Restoring Windows to previous ...
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hide (forever) specific updates in Windows 10? HP Printer update failure [duplicate]

As you can see in the screenshot below, my system attempts (multiple times per day) to install an HP printer update that will never work. How do I stop this?
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Update pc when pc is powered off

I've looked to my Windows 10 Updates where I read this: Reboot is scheduled when you usually are not utilizing the device (currently it would be tomorrow at 03:30 AM). (Translated from Dutch ...
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Windows Update Error 0x8024402C

I have a difficulty on updating my Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 through Windows Update! [updated] Windows Update ends up with different errors 80070008 or 8007000e , 80072EE2 , C80003F3, and 80244019. ...
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Windows 10 update cannot connect (behind a firewall)

Why cannot Windows 10 Update connect to its update servers even though there is a working internet connectivity? About my setup running Windows 10 on a PC behind a dedicated firewall (pfsense 2.2....
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Is it possible to block specific Windows Updates (e.g. 3035583) using local group policy or other means?

This is on a 64-bit Windows 7 Professional. I had this problem that I used to have my Windows Update setting set to Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them but ...
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Windows 10 improved my GPU

From what I saw number of drivers provided by Windows Update vastly improved. My question is why? More interesting fact is that my 6 years old Ati Radeon HD 4770 has new drivers provided by Windows ...
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Windows Update with low free space [duplicate]

I am trying to update my Windows 10 installation on my tablet and I am having problems due to the limited storage available. I am unable to update as Windows Update is complaining that there is not ...
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Cannot update Windows 7

I have a x86 Windows 7 VM (using VirtualBox), and I am trying to update windows. The problem is I can't. Every time I try to update it I get the following error: 8007000E So, to fix it, I added more ...
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Can I permanently block an update (non-driver) that will not install on my machine on Win10 pro?

I have an update to Visual Studio 2010 that will NOT update and has failed hundreds of times. Manually installing it also fails, and no source has been found for manually getting this very old patch ...
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Windows 10 Default install directory

When trying to install any software on my computer, the sugested default installation directory is said by the software to be X:\programfiles. i have C: This happend after some windows updates. i ...
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Updating From Windows 8.1 to 10 without losing data

I'm going to update my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. My Question is, will I lose my data on the C drive? That's where Windows 8.1 is. If so, is there any way to save my data from being lost?
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Windows 10 updates won't start. Stuck at zero percent

I have upgraded to Windows 10 a few months ago. It seems like I am having a lot of problems with my Windows 10. I am now trying to install an update to Windows 10. The updates won't work at all. It's ...
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How to solve “Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3122947) - Error 0x80070643”

Since several days my Windows 10 won't install the update named KB3122947 or any other newer updates. I always get the error 0x80070643. What can I do to solve this issue?
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How to verify that Windows Update is giving me all updates it should

It's been a long time since I last got an update through Windows Update. How can I determine whether or not Windows Update is working and giving me all updates it should?
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Windows 8. 1 update holds on 78%?

I have gone through different forums. But few stated that antivirus is preventing while upgrading it. But I just disabled the protection than tried again. But it stops on the same level. No ...
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Windows 10 November Update…?

So it's officially December now. I still have yet to receive the November Update for Windows 10 Pro at work and at home. I've been checking every day since the November Update was initially released. ...
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Windows 10 Update messed up my computer

I was running Windows 7, then I got this popup asking me if I wanted to install Windows 10 now or later. I selected later. Then I had to select a date and time for the installation to happen. I ...
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Uninstall Windows 10 Update-1511

How do you uninstall Windows 10 Update 1511? After updating Windows 10 to the 1511 update today, none of our users can print labels to our Zebra S4M label printer (S4M00-2001-0100T). This is urgent ...
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Windows 10 Not Utilizing Update-Sharing for 1511

I have several workstations on a Windows domain set to share Windows 10 updates in hopes that each workstation doesn't have to wastefully download its updates directly from Microsoft: This seems ...
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Windows 10 update failure with MS Office 2010 issue

I have a Windows 10 upgrade that is behaving abnormally when it does automatic updates. This is also causing me an issue with installing Office 2010. I have several automatic updates that are ...
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Reduce boot time for windows update on server

I have a server at home which runs Windows server 2008 R2. (I suppose this would work for any OS version. You do not have to keep this in mind while answering.) I seldomly install windows updates on ...
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Copy msu/cab files to Windows directories without installing

I have all the Windows 7 updates as msu or cab files. I can install them using dism /online /addpackage, but I don't want to do that. I want to install updates from Windows Update but I want to use ...
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Windows 10 Updater doesn't work (0x80080005) and Windows updater service won't start (0x80070002)

I'm at my wits end with this issue... I heard the news of a big Win10 update hitting soon and I wanted to check if I had it already. To my surprise, my system last update was the 6th of October... odd....
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Why is Microsoft.Update.Session so slow? Can I make it faster?

I'm running this script script (as discussed here): $Session = New-Object -ComObject Microsoft.Update.Session $Searcher = $Session.CreateUpdateSearcher() $Searcher.Search("IsInstalled=1").Updates | ...
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Windows 10: Configure Windows Update to search updates BUT ask before downloading/installing

My Windows 7 SP1 includes an option inside the Windows Update configuration to search for updates, but allow me to select if I want to download and/or install them. I have not been able to locate ...
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“Find my Device” not available in Update and Security Settings

I just upgraded to the big November Update of Windows 10 which brought in new features. But I didn't have one feature - "Find my device" in the update and security settings. Is it region specific? Or ...
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Clean Windows 7 OEM on FAST computer forever stuck searching for updates [duplicate]

I'm at a client's place reinstalling Windows 7 SP1 Pro OEM (DVD build date June 15th, 2015) on a fast (quad core/SSD/8GB of RAM) PC. Twice I've installed Windows 7 and it endlessly keeps searching for ...
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Windows 10 update stuck on endless “Retry”

I am trying to install the latest Windows update Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586 ... and I am stuck in an endless Retry loop. Every time it tries to install this update, it ...
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Icon for Chrome missing after updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511

After updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511, icon for Chrome is missing as in the screenshot, also Chrome and Firefox icons show gray background instead of theme color. Chrome icon shows when ...
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How to complete the install of KB3105213 - still requires restart after reboot

KB3105213 for Windows 10 came out a few days ago. There have been a number of reports of it failing to install, but in my case it doesn't fail during the install, rather it - and KB3103688, as you ...
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How do I prevent programs from restarting after forced reboot?

I can live with the computer rebooting after windows updates are installed. But after it restarts, if I forgot to log out the night before, it tries to restart all of my programs. For one thing, few ...
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Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586 errors with 0x8024200D

I have seen a few people with this problem on forums, but nobody seems to have a solution yet. Windows says I should restart because I have an update pending (this is 10586). During restart there is ...
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Windows 10 November Major update downloading whole windows again?

I currently have Windows 10.0.10240 i am trying to update to latest build which was released on 12th of november Build 10586 The update is now stopped due to insufficient space in C Drive and asking ...
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Windows 10 update 1511 failed and no longer offered

Yesterday Windows Update offered the Windows 10 1511 update. Immediately after downloading was complete, it showed a message that the update failed, along with a Retry button. Pressing the Retry ...
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Cannot log into windows 7 following update

I have exactly the same problem as Cannot enter password and login - Windows 7 Professional, which is that I am trying to login to my computer after the update from windows and upon clicking my login ...
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How to make Windows get updates, reboot _and_ shutdown?

When using Windows' "install updates and shut down", the next boot (usually in the morning when one actually wants to start working) is rather tedious due to unfinished business. The alternative is ...
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Updating Windows Patches on a bootable USB [duplicate]

I used WinToFlash to clone a Windows CD to a USB to make it bootable. Is there a way I can push Windows Updates to the USB so WU does not take as long to run?
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Updating to latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build does nothing, it restarts as normal

For the past two insider previews I've had to burn the ISO to a disk, and clean install to get it to install, otherwise it just boots up normally after the windows update 'restart' is pressed, or when ...
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How do I change time format in Windows 10 Windows Update scheduler?

My Date & time format are set correctly as far as I can surmise, I live in Finland, but prefer English as my OS language, yet, parts of Windows 10 UI seem to follow the 10PM/AM style instead of ...
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What Firewall Rule(s) Will Allow Windows Update and ONLY Windows Update To Work

What Firewall Rules Will Allow Windows Update and ONLY Windows Update to Work For Windows 8.1? If that is not possible please provide the minimum rules necessary and the names of the additional ...
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Can I move $Windows.~BT to another volume?

I'm running windows 7 (x64) on a 90GB SSD for C:\ drive. Consequently I'm constantly running out of space. I've already moved user documents, pictures etc. to another volume using junction links, but ...
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“Failed to Configure” restart loop with Windows 7 Updates

In an attempt to repair an old Dell Inspiron laptop that was previously repaired (sent to a repairman and clean installed), I am stuck at this issue. Since that last repair, the laptop still has ...
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Windows 7 will not install any updates without downloading Windows 10 [duplicate]

I do not want Windows 10 - I want to stay with Windows 7. Every time I go to install updates, it automatically starts downloading Windows 10 first. I have removed KB3035583 already. I have also ...
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Will upgrading to windows 10 from 8.1 remove the existing virus and malware..? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 8.1 and I believe that it's been infected. I wanted to format it but I haven't backed up the files . will upgrading to windows 10 remove the virus ? Or is there any other way I can ...
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Multiple Computers on Multiple Networks Crashing because of Unknown Win Issue

I am part of team of people who are experiencing a weird issue that we cannot seem to pin point the root cause of; So far the only commonality between the computers seems to be Windows 7 and LabTech ...
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Blue screen after Windows 8.1 update

I have a problem where every few days Windows 8.1 tries to update and it starts the update, gets to 30% and then restarts as normal. However after restart I get a blue screen of death, and the ...
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How do I fix the errors listed in this CheckSUR.log file?

I'm trying to update my Windows 7 machine using Windows Updates but I'm continually getting error 800B0100 (similar to whats reported here, here, and here). After taking several steps mentioned in ...
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Windows 10 Insider version updates not installing

I have been running Windows 10 since the initial preview version with minimal problems. However, the last two Insider builds (10565 and the previous version) will not install. The build shows up in ...